Oriental employment information

IndexOrientalNorth CarolinaNational
Income per capita$35,895$26,779$29,829
Median household income$60,333$48,256$55,322
Median income owner occupied$64,318$61,102$70,586
Median income renter occupied$41,944$31,027$35,192
Median earnings male$30,703$32,737$36,919
Median earnings female$25,781$25,062$26,250
Unemployment rate3.0%5.1%4.7%
Poverty level8.2%16.8%15.1%
The Oriental, NC employment information can be a key indicator when searching for a new job. A good indicator of the strength of the job market is the income per capita and the median household income. The income per capita in Oriental is $35,895, which is 34% higher than than the North Carolina average and 20% higher than than the national average. The median household income is $60,333, which is 25% higher than than the North Carolina average and 9% higher than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Oriental is 3%, which is 36% lower than than the national average. The poverty rate in Oriental is 8% which is 46% lower than than the national average.

am i middle class

$Input your household income
$40,217$60,333$120,666
City
$32,167$48,256$96,512
State
$36,877$55,322$110,644
Nation
According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

Did you know?

  • The income per capita in Oriental is 20% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Oriental is 9% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Oriental is 36% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Oriental is 46% lower than the national average.

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Oriental median earnings by income bracket

Oriental employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry7.4%0.0%
Manufacturing sector6.7%0.0%
Financial & insurance services4.7%0.0%
Wholesale & retail services27.5%12.3%
Public administration3.4%2.3%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities12.1%6.4%
Education, health & social services8.7%32.2%
Other27.5%40.4%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Neuse Forest, NC1,730$74,51135%
Minnesott Beach, NC428$57,8575%
Havelock, NC20,630$46,74815%
Arapahoe, NC453$42,70823%
Alliance, NC687$42,08324%
Oriental, NC937$60,3339%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Sarepta, LA937$41,33325%
Maysville, NC937$26,56352%
Brooksville, MS937$22,23260%
Woodsville, NH937$45,50418%
Hegins, PA937$37,81332%
Oriental, NC937$60,3339%
Source: The Oriental, NC employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).